Inter-Christian relations

11.07.2017 10:49

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with delegation of Urbi et Orbi Foundation

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with delegation of Urbi et Orbi Foundation On 10 July 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, received a delegation of the Urbi et Orbi Catholic Foundation, led by Dr. Rober Moynihan, editor-in-chief of the Inside the Vatican magazine.
05.07.2017 16:30

Patriarch Kirill meets Armenian ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets Armenian ambassador to Russia On July 5, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met Armenia’s newly assigned ambassador to Russia, Mr. Vardan S. Torganian, at the patriarchal and synodal residence in the St. Daniel monastery.
03.07.2017 14:18

Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk on archpastoral visit to Hungary

Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk on archpastoral visit to Hungary Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the Russian Orthodox Church’s diocese of Budapest and Hungary, has completed his visit to Hungary.
02.07.2017 0:16

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with the newly elected head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with the newly elected head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church On 1 July 2017, Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, met with His Beatitude Youssef I Absi, who was elected Greek Melkite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, of Alexandria and Jerusalem.
30.06.2017 14:58

Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church holds its second session in Astana

Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church holds its second session in Astana On 27-29 June 2017, the second session of the Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church took place at the Religious, Cultural and Administrative Centre of the Kazakhstan metropolitan area in Astana.
26.06.2017 13:03

Roundtable discussion of joint humanitarian initiatives of the Russian religious communities takes place in Beirut

Roundtable discussion of joint humanitarian initiatives of the Russian religious communities takes place in Beirut On 23 June 2017, members of the working group for rendering humanitarian aid to the population of Syria of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations arrived in Beirut to hold consultations with representatives of the Syrian and Lebanese religious communities.
25.06.2017 14:48

DECR chairman sends greetings to new head of Melkite Greek Catholic Church

DECR chairman sends greetings to new head of Melkite Greek Catholic Church In his message to His Beatitude Yousseff I Absi, Greek-Melkite Patriarch Elect of Antioch and All the East, of Alexandria and Jerusalem, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations, congratulated him on his election as new head of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.
23.06.2017 14:03

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria On 22 June 2017, the first consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, collected with the assistance of the Working group of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
22.06.2017 19:34

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits the Philippines

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits the Philippines On 17-19 June 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the East and Southeast Asia, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administrative Secretariat, paid an archpastoral visit to the Philippines.
22.06.2017 7:24

DECR chairman meets with Coptic monastic delegation

DECR chairman meets with Coptic monastic delegation On 21 June 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with representatives of the monastic community of the Coptic Church.
18.06.2017 23:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives delegation of the Coptic Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives delegation of the Coptic Church On June 18, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the delegation of the monks of the Coptic Church at the Red Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
17.06.2017 13:56

Delegation of the Coptic Church arrives in Russia

Delegation of the Coptic Church arrives in Russia The visit takes place in the context of dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church and is a return visit.
16.06.2017 20:59

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits the Republic of Korea

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits the Republic of Korea Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administrative secretariat and administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the countries of East and Southeast Asia arrived in Seoul visited the Republic of Korea on June 15-16, 2017.
08.06.2017 23:35

Patriarch Kirill meets with heads of diplomatic missions of Latin American countries in Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with heads of diplomatic missions of Latin American countries in Russia His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with heads of diplomatic missions of Latin American countries in Russia, at the patriarchal and synodal resident in the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow.
26.05.2017 20:39

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Coptic Christians in terror attack in El-Minya

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Coptic Christians in terror attack in El-Minya (Russian) Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл направил Святейшему Патриарху Коптской Церкви Тавадросу II послание с выражением соболезнования в связи с атакой террористов в городе Эль-Минья на юге Египта, повлекшей многочисленные жертвы среди паломников, направлявшихся в древнюю обитель имени святого Самуила.
26.05.2017 19:46

DECR chairman expresses condolences over death of Coptic faithful in terror attack in El-Minya

DECR chairman expresses condolences over death of Coptic faithful in terror attack in El-Minya In his letter of the Head of the Coptic Church, His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark in All Africa and the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, expressed condolences over the…
25.05.2017 12:47

Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II completes his visit to Russia

Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II completes his visit to Russia On May 25, 2017, the Coptic Patriarch, His Holiness Tawadros II, completed his visit to Moscow for the award ceremony to receive the prize of the Unity of Orthodox Nations Foundation.
25.05.2017 1:38

President Vladimir Putin meets with Patriarch Kirill and the Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II

President Vladimir Putin meets with Patriarch Kirill and the Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II On May 24, 2017, President Vladimir Putin, who came to the patriarchal residence in Chistiy Pereulok to greet His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on the occasion of his name day, had a talk with him and the Coptic Patriarch, His Holiness Tawadros II.
24.05.2017 1:57

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill leads 17th award ceremony of International Public Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Christian Nations

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill leads 17th award ceremony of International Public Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Christian Nations On 23 May 2017, at the Hall of the Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia led the 17th annual ceremony of awarding the Patriarch Alexy II Prize of the Unity of the International Public Foundation for…
22.05.2017 22:30

Head of the Coptic Church begins his visit to Russia

Head of the Coptic Church begins his visit to Russia His Holiness Tawadros II, the Coptic Patriarch, has arrived in Moscow. His Holiness’s visit is made on the occasion of his winning the prize of the International Public Foundation of the Unity of Orthodox Nations.
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